Gionee signs Virat Kohli as brand ambassador, clocks 1.20 crore customers in India


Gionee today announced that it has signed Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli as their new brand ambassador. It also said that it clocked 1.20 crore customers in India. Gionee had roped in actor Alia Bhatt as its brand ambassador a few months ago.

“Virat is joining her in helping the brand touch new heights. He will soon be seen in the upcoming campaign of Gionee, and will also be actively involved in a host of innovative marketing and customer experience initiatives of the brand,” said the company.

Gionee is sponsoring IPL Cricket team Kolkata Night Riders, Football Club Shillong Lajong, and Pro Kabaddi League for the last few years. Gionee has two manufacturing units in India and is planning to opn 500 brand stores in India along with doubling their strength of retail representatives to 20,000.

“The association with Virat Kohli will further enable the brand to carry forward it’s high decibel visibility and connect,” said Gionee.

On the partnership, Arvind.R Vohra, Country CEO & MD, Gionee India said:

India is one of the fastest growing young economies in the world and Gionee takes immense pride in having India’s biggest youth icons Virat Kohli and Alia Bhatt as its brand endorsers. With the two of the most loved icons in India our motto of Making Smiles is bound to create a new benchmark across billions of young hearts.

On the association, Indian Captain Virat Kohli said:

I play my game with dignity and passion and apply the same rule in choosing my partnerships. Gionee comes across as a brand that is fueled by passion, determination and focus to innovate and perform and with all of this have it’s heart in the right place by giving back to society. Thus, I feel and believe that this association will go a long way. I am very excited to start this journey with Gionee.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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